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warriors minority owner pushes kile lowry. >> untolerable. he shouldn't be a part of our league. the first fire weather watch of the season is upon us. i'm kate larsen in vallejo. what firefighters here are doing to keep all of us safe, and how you can help. i'm amanda del castillo. this young man was coding. now at 10, he is taking the tech world by storm. abc7 news starts right now. >> now news to build a better bay area. from abc7 news. >> he had no reason to touch me. he had no reason to reach over two seats and say some vulgar language to me. >> tonight growing fallout following this courtside clash. >> warriors minority owner mark stevens pushing raptors guard kile lowry during last night's game. lisa amin gulezian is live with the story. lisa? >> dan, he issued this state late today saying he is sorry
and there is no excuse for his actions. as raptors guard kile lowry dives for a loose ball, you can see the man seated and now identified as mark stevens shove him. he also yells expletives at the ballplayer. now the nba is stepping in with its punishment, a one-year ban from the nba and the remainder of the finals. plus, a $500,000 fine. i spoke with the nba commissioner, adam silver. >> i did not think a lifetime ban was appropriate here i thought a one-year ban was in keeping with what we saw happen on the floor together. >> kile lowry spoke at a media availability. >> a guy like that showing his true class. he shouldn't be a part of our league. there is just no place for that. >> that guy is billionaire and venture capitalist at s-cubed. he released this statement. i made a mistake and i'm truly sorry. i need to be better and look forward to making it right.
i fully accept the punishment administered by the nba and the warriors. the shove was also the talk today among players, fans, and even the warriors head coach. >> i will also personally apologize to kyle and to the raptors. that's unacceptable. >> i just credit kyle the way he handled it, because it could have been a lot worse in terms of an altercation that should not have happened in the beginning. >> the behavior is unacceptable. i'm glad steps were taken. i'm glad it wasn't ignored. >> i think that's a little bit excessive. >> and stevens' ban begins immediately. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. and lebron james took to social media today, calling for swicht action. he posted a video of the incident and posted a lengthy caption asking what would happen if lowry had been the one who did this. >> could the players force mark stevens to give up his minority stake following that shove?
>> we went to larry beil for his take. >> i think when you have lebron james, other players and coaches chiming in on this, there is going to be pressure on the nba and the warriors to force stevens to sell his share of the team. owners have to follow the same code of cub as the players and other staff members. they are subject to discipline. remember a few years ago the nba forced donald sterling to sell the clippers because of racist comments he made. this is obviously a much different situation, but the precedent is clear. imagine if it was a player who shoved a team owner or a fan. the outcry for a ban would be very loud. mark stevens is actually pretty lucky in one sense because if kile lowry lost his composure and threw a punch, we might have seen a full-scale brawl in the stands at oracle. one other thing to note here, there is a moment amongst players to eliminate the word "owner" when it comes to nba teams. some do not like the connotation of players being owned. two teams have changed the terms that they use, and the warriors,
for the record, call mark stevens an investor. players like lebron and kevin durant, they have never been more powerful in the nba than they are right now. and i would expect some members of the players association to openly push for stevens to sell his stake in the team. and for the warriors' sake, they might say we do not need this kind of publicity going into a new arena with a chase center, and it would be best if you just move aside. we'll see how it plays out. >> thank you, larry. abc7 is the only place to watch the warriors in the nba finals. game four is to tomorrow in oakland. >> followed by the dubs on 7 pregame at 5:00. nba countdown at 5:30 and game four is at 6:00 p.m. followed by after the game live from oracle arena. >> hope you will be join us. it will be fun. hope you enjoyed the cooler weather today. here is a live look outside at sutro tower. change is on the way with the weekend warm-up and increased fire danger as well. let's check in now with abc7
news meteorologist sandhya patel. >> yeah, dan, it's going to be the shift in the wind that is going to increase our fire danger. tomorrow night fire weather watch goes up for solano county. it begins at 11:00 p.m. tomorrow. it runs until sunday afternoon. the winds will be coming out of the north. humidity will be dropping. and that means any fires that do develop will rapidly spread. take a look at the wind gusts. tomorrow night at 11:00 p.m., they're starting to come out of the north. that wind ramps up, drying out the atmosphere. close to 30 miles an hour 7:00 a.m. saturday. and that gusty wind will mean increased fire danger. but those winds out of the north will increase our temperatures. i'll show you how much they'll soar and how long the heat will last, coming right up. i'm kate larsen live here at fire station 27 in vallejo, where firefighters tell me if there is anything good to come out of the horrific fires we've seen in california the past two seasons, it's that firefighters throughout the state are working better together than ever before
to prevent the inevitable fires from becoming major zsters. disasters. a fire in contra costa county tore through 20 acres of brush along highway ufo near willow pass road. >> buzz of these winds, the rate of spread is fairly rapid uphill. it's a good indicator of what's yet to come. >> firefighters worked hard to contain the flames. this was one of several fires that burned in the bay area on thursday, and one of many more to come as fire season begins. >> here in vallejo, we're expecting hotter and dryer weather. we have waited wind gust, which that's all it really takes, to take that fire we could get out in a matter of a quarter acre and drive to it multiple acres and begin to threaten structures. >> this weekend kennedy brown says vallejo fire will have extra staffing and equipment for the first fire weather watch and possible red flag warning of the year. he says everyone should think about fire safety zones near their homes. >> big fire is coming and they're unable to completely
flee and escape the area, areas that cannot burn, concrete, riverbeds, rock quarries, that's the best place to seek refuge. >> from green grass to brown hill, brown took these photos one month apart in april and may. two weeks later, the grass which grew so tall from all of this year's rain is even more ready to burn. all right. so the fire weather watch starts at 11:00 p.m. on friday and goes to sunday at 1:00 p.m. of course, it's important that we're careful all year round. so if you go to our website, abc7 news, i posted a few ways that you and your family can be fire save. in vallejo, i'm kate larsen, abc7 news. new details tonight on the state's largest wildfire. cal fire says last july's ranch fire began when a rancher disturbed a yellowjacket's nest. he tried to plug a small hole leading to the nest with a hammer and metal stake that caused sparks to fire and the fire took off. it burned more than 410,000
acres and destroyed 280 structures. one firefighter was killed and three others were injured. no charges have been filed. and look at this surveillance video released by oakland police. you can see this vehicle driving in the area of 41st and carrington streets on the may of 22nd last year. police say three men broke into a home and shot and killed juan lu in front of his regulate wife before driving off in this vehicle. a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest. of these suspects. a san mateo police officer is in jail because of what he is accused of doing online. san jose police arrested 40-year-old robert edward davies today. police say they started investigating him when they got a call from a tipster who was posing as a 16-year-old chatting with davies on social media apps. the tipster says davies talked about engaging in sexual activity. davies has been placed on paid leave. a santa clara sheriff's deputy was bitten by a
rattlesnake while looking for illegal marijuana grows on mt. hamilton. the deputy was bitten on the leg this afternoon and was airlifted to the hospital. he is in stable condition. officials say rattlesnakes are out more frequently during hot days, and to watch where you're stepping if you're on a hike. it's been a rough evening commute for bart riders. service in the transbay tube was suspended because of a gas leak near the west oakland station. a company hit a natural gas line before 2:15. the leak was capped and service was restored around an hour later, but delays remained throughout the evening. the new haven unified teacher strike has captured the attention of bernie sanders. he tweeted support for the teachers saying they deserve pay and benefits that reflect the important work they're doing. teachers walked off the job at new haven schools in hayward and union city on may 20th. i'm amanda del castillo in menlo park. the youngest developer at
apple's worldwide developers conference lives right here in the beay area, and he is only oy years old. a rescue in the red woods. watch as a stranded hiker is pulled to safety. an elusive dog causes chaos for muni commuters. we're there as he is reunited with his owners. >> all of that and more is ahead. first a look at what is coming up tonight on jimmy kimmel live right after abc news at 11:00. >> you seem like the adventurous type. >> try and avoid reviews, but elton sends me them every day. >> he mails them to you? >> it's the same title every a van that changed us and chips forever.
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in the north bay, a hiker who got lost in the arm strong red woods in sonoma county this afternoon was rescued with the help of a sheriff's helicopter. the sonoma county sheriff's office released this video you're watching taken from a deputy's helmet camera. great vantage point. it took just 15 minutes for the hiker to be located. deputies hooked her to a rescue rope and flew her to awaiting park rangers. she was not hurt. the youngest app developer is a 10-year-old boy from menlo
park. ayush kumar says he started coding at 4 years old. now he is making a name for himself in the tech industry. amanda del castillo chatted with him. >> this is 10-year-old ayush kumar. >> the enthusiastic coder who likes new things. >> the bright young boy who followed his dad's direction ahead of apple's worldwide conference in san jose. the task, take ten days to create an app and submit it for a chance at the company's scholarship program. the big challenge, participants have to be 13 years or older. >> i said this is a great project. let's build a project and submit it to apple. >> apple made an exception. >> i design mid app off of a catapult by looking at the trajectories and learning about the parabola. i learned all about that, and i incorporated that in my app. >> what he said.
ayush's interest start at 3. coding at 4. >> he only gets 30 minutes of screen time on a daily basis. >> on weekends, he gets a couple of hours. that's when he takes advantage and develops. >> i access through my laptop mostly and also my ipad. i don't have a phone yet. >> and when he isn't buried in his coding, he is bringing on the noise. ♪ >> i like playing the guitar. >> no shortage of talent when it comes to this 10-year-old future tech titan. >> this is what he wants to do today. we'll see what he does in ten years. >> in the future, ayush hopes to design tech for cars. in menlo park, i'm amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> he is impressive. only on 7, a close call inside a muni tunnel after a dog ended up on the tracks. >> abc7 news was thea there as amy and her pup rufus were reunited. she said rufus got spooked on
their walk this morning and ended up running into the station. >> he travelled to the understood ground church station where he was rescued by a muni worker. >> we find the dog underneath the platform shaking. so stop the train and i walked down one way to rescue the dog. >> muni subway service was only briefly delayed while rufus was located and rescued. >> poor rufus, but he is good. he is fine. abc7 news was in oakland as several warriorsyers joined nba commissioner adam silver and libby schaaf dedicating a learn and cares play zone. this is the ira jenkins recreation center. there are spaces for kids to study, cook, do science projects, play, and more. wonderful facility for that. >> absolutely. we want to check our itas quite windy >> it was indeed. blustery. will that continue tomorrow? sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> the wind is going to change directions tomorrow. and that's why we're going to start to see some changes by
tomorrow night. dan and ama, today those winds drove the temperatures down, but also swept any clouds and fog away. look at the sunset at 8:29 from our emeryville camera. is that just beautiful or what? now as we head towards tomorrow, if you liked today's weather, which was much cooler, low 60s to low 80s, you're going to enjoy tomorrow's weather. it's going to be similar in terms of your temperature range, but the weekend, all bets are off. it's going to warm up on saturday. low 90s inland. mid-60s coast. look at sunday. you're flirting with 100 degrees inland. mid-70s at our beaches. so the temperatures will soar. a live look right now from our san jose camera, and the shark tank. visibility in that area is great. clear skies there. here is a look at the weekend warming. here is what you need to know. higher fire danger as we head into the weekend. gusty offshore winds and heat illnesses are possible, especially if you live inland. so make sure you check on the elderly, the young, this upcoming weekend, make sure they
stay hydrated and cool. i want to show you the humidity. because friday night, tomorrow night around this time, humidity is still going to be up there. it's going to be fine. but watch what happens to those values. they drop as we go into saturday afternoon. single digits, fairfield, concord, 18%. that's that north-northeasterly wind that dries us out. even dryer at 4:00 p.m. 12% concord. 14% fairfield. that's why that fire danger is going up. live doppler 7 showing you just bay. otherwise clear skies. temperatures right now in the 50s, 60s. here is a look at a live picture from our exploratorium camera. san francisco looking good. bright and breezy again tomorrow. warming trend begins this weekend. and it is going to get hot inland sunday and monday. out the door tomorrow, a light jacket will keep you warm. mid-40s to the low 50s. a few patches of fog. otherwise clear skies expected. and then tomorrow afternoon, it's a breezy one near the coast again. low 60s all the way to the low 80s inland. so a nice day. 81 in concord. 78, san jose.
72 oakland, 74 san rafael. 76 in san francisco and 78 in santa rosa. you want heat? you got it this weekend. saturday, low 90s inland. 60s coast side. sunday it's going to be hot inland. upper 90s. and by monday, hottest weather of the season so far coming up. accuweather seven-day forecast. low 60s to low 80s tomorrow. warmer weather for saturday. the heat is on sunday, monday. upper 90s to low 100s. summer-like sizzle, 70s at the beaches. definitely take precaution. temperatures will come down middle of next week. dan and ama? >> look forward to that. >> tomorrow on "good morning america," alec baldwin talks about his semi documentary
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abc77 sports sponsored by river rock casino. >> good evening. one guy will be back. one guy won't be back. one guy may be back. it feels like the warriors have more injuries than doctors to actually treat them. let's start with klay thompson. was held out last night because of a hamstring injury. watched in frustration as the warriors lost to toronto. down 2-1. this ask the calf injury that never heals. we thought kd was going to
scrimmage today. at this point no idea if or when he comes back. kevon looney thought to have a broken collarbone. maybe just a rib injury. instead of just done for the year, maybe returning. here is klay. >> it just sucks missing a finals game. it's the nba finals and this is what we work our whole lives for. but at the end of the day, i'd rather miss one game than an entire series. so it wasn't the end of the world. i just can't wait to get out here tomorrow. >> it just feels like business as usual, honestly. i hope that doesn't sound arrogant. but the benefit of having been through five years of this is we have literally seen everything. >> if your business is a hospital, it's business as usual. warriors/raptors game four tonight. tip at 6:00 on your exclusive home for the finals, abc7 news. batting practice canceled. blew a big lead lof es.
it 6-3. no angels comeback on this evening. stephen piscotty, his eighth of the year and the a's win 7-4. giants and mets were tied at 2 in the six. there it goes. panda power. pablo sandoval upper deck, his eighth. 3-2 giants. tied 3-3 in the eighth. check out todd fraser. bend the knee. it worked off mark melancon. the nets 7-3. the giants back home to host the dodgers tomorrow. to the ice. stanley cup final game five. bruins zdeno chara playing with a broken jaw against the blues. 1-0 in the third. boston's acari tripped. david braun will beat tuukka rask. you'll see cam neely is not pleased at all with this goal. that was the difference and the blues win 2-1, they lead the series 3-2. funny home after the game last night. i'm busy signaling for jonas jerebko to join us. his countryman was right behind
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